National Shark Awareness Day

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July 17, 2015
Shark Awareness Day Image by Carrie Vonderhaar Know your sharks? Try this riddle: Lurking through all the world’s open seas, I am a fear to many and prompt rapid flee, but though I am large and colossal in size, I am intelligent, curious and probably wise, I learn from experience and adapt as I grow, and in spite of my size I am not at all slow, there is no need to fear me as I can be gentle too, it just takes getting to know me in the big ocean blue. Who am I? ...

Environmental News June 24 - July 8, 2015

Quote for the week

“The Earth is what we all have in common.”
—Wendell Berry

Fighting to save sea turtles and their guardians in Costa Rica

July 9, 2015
Green Sea Turtle © Carrie VOnderhaar, Ocean Futures Society It starts with each one of us. It’s our love and passion that motivates change. Talk to your friends, your neighbors, and your families. Every single one of us can take action TODAY ...

Earth Hour 2015

March 27, 2015
CEV4535_0.jpg Join Jean-Michel Cousteau and the OFS team on Saturday March 28th for Earth Hour, a worldwide initiative celebrating the power of individuals, communities, and businesses to come together ...

Environmental News March 11 - March 20, 2015

Quote for the week

“The more clearly we can focus our attention on the wonders and realities of the universe about us, the less taste we shall have for destruction.”
—Rachel Carson

Economic Growth, Climate Change and the Siege of the Environment, Through the Cousteau's Perspective

March 17, 2015
Ruben_JYC_0.png Ruben Arvizu, Ocean Futures Society's Director for Latin America will offer two conferences in Argentina. ...

"Thank You Ocean" Campaign: Jean-Michel Cousteau Talks about his Love and Concern for Orca

March 9, 2015
Orca Image. Copyright Carrie Vonderhaar, Ocean Futures Society The 'Thank You Ocean' campaign features Jean-Michel in this week's ocean report where Jean-Michel shares his knowledge and passion for these socially complex and intelligent animals ...

Environmental News February 5 - February 27, 2015

Quote for the week

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.”
—John Muir

Destination Diving Meets Ecotourism

February 10, 2015
Petit_St_Vincent_Island_Aerial_1.jpg A private island resort in the Caribbean and an island eco-resort in Fiji are leaders in their commitment to conserving the environment with the help of Jean-Michel Cousteau ...

Environmental News January 20 - February 5 2015

Quote for the week

"You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make."
—Jane Goodall

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